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Spelthorne Business Awards

Spelthorne Means Business Awards 2020 updated

Spelthorne Borough Council is proud to announce the launch of Spelthorne's 3rd prestigious business awards. Recognising our hard working local companies and celebrating their achievements, this event will showcase the best of the best - don't miss out!

Are you a Spelthorne business? Do you strive for excellence and are you proud of what you achieve and want to give more recognition to your staff?

Spelthorne Means Business Awards entry form

Closing date for entries has now been extended to 11 December 2020

2020 categories 

AwardSponsored by

Best Business in Staines-upon-Thames Business Improvement District

This is for all businesses situated within the Business Improvement District in Staines town only. 

Staines-upon-Thames BID

Best Exporter of the Year

This relates to any business in the Borough that exports goods or services.

Heathrow Airport Limited

Best Creative / Innovative Business of the Year

This category is for any business operating in the high tech / digital / immersive industry sectors or within music or the creative arts and design.

Shepperton Studios 

Best New Start Up

Any business in Spelthorne that was registered less than two years before the date of entry for this competition.

Federation of Small Business

Healthy Business Award

Any Spelthorne business that demonstrated its commitment to a healthy workforce.

Everyone Active 

Best Franchise

Any business that operates as a Franchise in Spelthorne.

McDonalds 

Best Sustainable Business of the Year

Businesses that can demonstrate their commitment to lowering their carbon output / reducing waste / plastic or similar environmentally friendly activities.

Kwasi Kwarteng MP

Best Corporate Responsibility Business       

Any business that can demonstrate its commitment to supporting the local community; for instance through funding community projects, allowing staff time off to support community initiatives, provision of equipment or goods etc. 

Worldwide Energy Logistics 

Best Small Business       

Any business in the Borough that employs the equivalent of 10 full-time staff or less.

A2 Dominion 

Best Business in Staines-upon-Thames and Laleham      

A chance to shout about your business and say why you think it is the best.

Enterprise Holdings 

Best Business in Ashford and Stanwell         

A chance to shout about your business and say why you think it is the best.

The Powerhouse 

Best Business in Sunbury and Halliford        

A chance to shout about your business and say why you think it is the best.

The Hazlewood the Home of London Irish 

Best Business in Shepperton and Charlton  

A chance to shout about your business and say why you think it is the best.

Spelthorne Business Forum 

Overall winner: Best Business in Spelthorne

You cannot enter this separately. This prize will be awarded to one of the overall winners of the above categories and is chosen by the judges.

Spelthorne Borough Council

If you have any questions regarding your eligibility for any of the above categories please email e.development@spelthorne.gov.uk

Media Sponsors of the Spelthorne Business Awards 2020 are The Surrey Advertiser, Village Matters, The TW Magazines, Surrey Chambers of Commerce and The Internet Business Mentor.

Businesses who win awards benefit from a boost to brand awareness, increased credibility in the marketplace, escalating staff morale and a surge in attractiveness to potential employees. What have you got to lose?

Online entry is live until 11 December 2020 and the black tie gala dinner to announce the winners will take place on 25 March 2021 at Kempton Park Racecourse in Sunbury.

Please email e.development@spelthorne.gov.uk or call 01784 446200 if you have any questions. 

Terms and Conditions

  • it is a condition of entry that all rules are accepted as final and that the entrant agrees to abide by these rules
  • the decision of the judges is final and no correspondence will be entered into
  • businesses entering the above awards must have a trading address in Spelthorne
  • businesses in the Start Up category must have been founded no earlier than since the beginning of January 2018
  • to enter the Best Small Business category your business must employ the equivalent of 10 people or less
  • entries received after Friday 11 December  will not be considered
  • sponsors are not permitted to enter the awards
  • finalists must ensure that a representative of their business is available to attend the Awards' Evening at Kempton Park Racecourse on the evening of Thursday 25th March 2021
  • all entrants will be advised if they have got through to the final by 12 February 2021
  • there is no charge for entering the awards but tickets to the black tie awards' dinner are £55 per person (including three course meal and wine)
  • no refunds will be available for awards' ceremony tickets
  • all entries must be submitted online via the Spelthorne Borough Council website. No liability for entries lost or delayed will be accepted. You will receive confirmation of receipt of your application by email. If you do not receive this within two weeks of entry please contact us
  • businesses can be a sole trader, a private or public limited company, a partnership or limited liability partnership, a business unit within a company or a not-for-profit organisation
  • the organisers reserve the right to withdraw an award from any applicant found to be supplying false information within their entry
  • there is no restriction on the number of categories a business can enter
  • third parties can nominate and make applications on behalf of businesses so long as the application is completed fully and accurately and the business nominated is aware of the entry and has corroborated the content in the application form
  • the detailed content uploaded by entrants as part of their entry into the awards will only be shared with the organisation judging the category which they are entering. Responsibility within the scope of these conditions cannot be accepted for any failure of confidentiality.  Entrants will be expected to protect those aspects of their business that may be patentable, registerable or otherwise secret and governed by intellectual property, copyright or similar legislation. The organisers reserve the right to publicise the results of the competition and use winning entries in press releases and publicised case histories. It is a condition of entry that participants will co-operate with the media
  • the Spelthorne Means Business Awards are organised by Spelthorne Borough Council (SBC). SBC is the data controller and more details on how SBC approach protecting your data can be found on our privacy policy page. Provision of data is required through the entry form in order to enter the Spelthorne Means Business Awards. Data will be processed only in order to judge the awards and to promote the winners. It will then be stored for a maximum of 6 years to allow evaluation of the scheme and the contact of entrants concerning other initiatives that SBC deems may be of interest. Entry details will be shared with the award sponsor to allow the judging process to take place. Entrants have the right to withdraw from the process and to ask for their data to be deleted at any time. Data will remain stored in the UK and entrants have the right to contact the ICO should they have any concerns after contacting SBC concerning their data

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